Jacobs, Sayles Are “Girls Like Us”

John Sayles (“Passion Fish,” “Lone Star”) has been hired to adapt Sheila Weller’s 2008 bestseller “Girls Like Us” for Sony Pictures reports Risky Biz Blog.

The story traces the personal histories of singer-songwriters Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell and Carole King from childhood through their professional careers.

“House” producer Katie Jacobs will produce and make her directorial debut on the project. Lorenzo DiBonaventura, Amy Pascal and Elizabeth Cantillon will produce.